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Architecture: Special Collections


This guide introduces selected resources on Architecture available in the CUHK Library and on the Internet. For assistance, please send your questions via Live Chat or contact the relevant faculty liaison librarian.


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東京 : 小川一眞 明治39   Imprint : Tokyo : K.Ogawa, 1906.

This two volumes set were compiled by the Imperial Museum of Tokyo, collotyped from the negatives taken by K. Ogawa.
Edition limited to 500 copies.


Pekin kojo Kenchiku soshoku. (Decoration of Palace Buildings of Peking)

東京 : 小川一眞出版部 明治39  ​Imprint : Tokyo : K.Ogawa, 1906.

A report of College of Engineering, Imperial University of Tokyo.
Edition limited to 1000 numbered copies.


Eric Lye Kum Chew Collection

The Collection is a generous donation in 2015 by Mrs. Joan Leung Lye, architect and wife of the late Professor Eric Lye Kum Chew (1933-2003). It consists of valuable materials such as Professor Lye's architectural sketches, drawings and speeches from 1977 to 1999.  Besides, over 300 books selected from the personal collection of Professor Lye covering a wide range of topics related to architecture are housed on dedicated bookshelf in Architecture Library.  

Professor Eric Lye Kum Chew, OBE FRAIC FHKIA Hon AIA (HK) Hon ARICS, was the Chair Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Architecture at University of Hong Kong.  He is regarded as a visionary architect and educator, inspiring generations of architects in Hong Kong.


Eric Lye Collection Sketches 1 

Eric Lye Collection Sketches 2

             Sketches of Chung Chi College Chapel Extension, The Chinese University of Hong Kong 



             Selected books in dedicated bookshelf


Prip-Møller Collection

This is a collection of photographs (positives in glass frames) and hand-written notes. Many photographs were re-printed in the book Chinese Buddhist monasteries : their plan and its function as a setting for Buddhist monastic life published in 1937.

The collection is believed to be the research on Chinese Temples carried out by the Danish architect, Dr. Johannes Prip-Møller (1889-1943). Dr. Prip-Møller studied Chinese temple architecture and incorporated Chinese forms into his designs. His works include the building for Tao Fong Shan Christian Centre in Hong Kong.

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